The Top 5 Highest Grossing Movies for 2001

  Movie Domestic Box Office Gross Release Date Production Budget Distributor
1 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $317,57 million November 16th, 2001 $125 million Warner Bros. Pictures
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $313,36 million December 19th, 2001 $93 million New Line Cinema
3 Shrek $267,66 million May 16th, 2001 $60 million DreamWorks Pictures
4 Monsters, Inc. $255,87 million November 2th, 2001 $115 million Buena Vista
5 Rush Hour 2 $226,16 million August 3rd, 2001 $90 million New Line Cinema
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Sources:  Various including: Box Office Mojo, The Numbers, IMDB Pro.

List Notes: All figures are domestic (Canada & US) total (to date) box office gross in US dollars. Note: domestic box office gross is lifetime domestic earnings of the film and not just for the year of release. Budgets are estimated. List is accurate as of February 2008.
Highest Grossing Movies for 2001

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